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David Phelps drops back to .500 Monday
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Yankees pitcher David Phelps (5-5) dropped back to .500 with a loss Monday night against the Rangers in Arlington. The right-hander yielded four runs on eight hits and one walk while striking out three over six innings of a 4-2 defeat.

Over his last four starts covering 23 1/3 innings, Phelps has allowed nine earned runs. He owns a 3.89 ERA and a 1.34 WHIP over 106 1/3 innings of work this season. He will look to bounce back Sunday at Fenway Field against the Red Sox.

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Clay Buchholz gets rocked at home against Toronto
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz continued his struggles with another disappointing outing on Monday against the Blue Jays, dropping to 5-7 on the year. The right-hander was shelled for seven runs on seven hits and four walks while striking out four over five innings of a 14-1 defeat.

Buchholz failed to make it out of the sixth inning for the first time since May 26. He owns a 5.87 ERA and a 1.56 ERA through 17 starts (96 2/3 innings). He will look to pick up the pieces and get back on track Sunday at home against the Yankees.

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Jayson Werth expected to return to action Tuesday
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth is expected to return to action Tuesday, according to The Washington Post

Werth left Monday's game with a twisted ankle, but manager Matt Williams expects him to be fine tomorrow. Werth was 2 for 3, with one run scored and one RBI prior to leaving the game. 

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R.A. Dickey Ks 10, finds winning path in Boston
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Blue Jays pitcher R.A. Dickey bounced back with an exceptional performance Monday in Boston, improving to 9-10 on the year. The knuckleballer permitted one run on three hits and one walk while striking out 10 over seven innings of a 14-1 victory.

Dickey struck out 10-plus in a start for the first time this season. He owns a 3.91 ERA and a 1.28 WHIP over 23 starts (145 innings). His next start will come Saturday at Houston.

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Ryan Goins rips four hits, four RBI in win over Boston
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Blue Jays second baseman Ryan Goins enjoyed a productive night at the plate Monday night against the Red Sox.

Goins singled in the second, singled in two runs in the fourth, doubled in one more in the sixth and reached on an infield single in the eighth. He finished 4 for 5 with a run scored and four RBI in a comfortable 14-1 victory in Boston. He owns a .212/.247/.306 slash line with one home run and eight RBI in 85 at-bats.

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Melky Cabrera smacks two home runs in comfortable win
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera had a monster game at the plate, launching a pair of homers in his team's 14-1 win over the Red Sox in Boston.

Cabrera opened the game with a two-run bomb in the opening frame, followed by a three-run blast in the sixth inning. He also credited with an RBI on a wild pitch in the seventh inning. He finished 2 for 4 with a walk, three runs scored and five RBI. He owns a .313/.362/.487 slash line with 14 homers and 58 RBI in 435 at-bats.

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Brett Lawrie hitting off a tee, still not cleared for live pitching
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Blue Jays infielder Brett Lawrie started to hit off a tee, but has yet to resume hitting off live pitching, according to MLB.com on Monday. Lawrie is currently working his way back from a fractured right index finger at the team's spring training facility in Florida. He will need to go a on minor-league rehab assignment before he is activated from the disabled list, according to manager John Gibbons.

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Adam Lind nearing a return from DL
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Blue Jays designated hitter Adam Lind could be back from the disabled list as early as July 31, when his team opens a four-game set in Houston. If he doesn't return during the road trip, he'll likely be activated during the team's next home game, Aug. 5 against Baltimore, MLB.com reports.

Lind is working his way back from a broken foot. He batted .320/.389/.489 over 178 at-bats prior to the injury.

"He's running, he's still a little bit hobbled, but he's able to do a bit of everything," manager John Gibbons said.

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Carlos Beltran could play the field during road trip
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran has increased to throwing at 100-120 feet, according to MLB.com on Monday. Manager Joe Girardi remains hopeful that he could play the outfield during the team's current road trip. Beltran has been limited to a role as a designated hitter because of the injury.

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Dana Eveland's X-ray comes back clean
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Mets pitcher Dana Eveland's X-ray came back clean, according to ESPN.

Eveland took a line drive off his throwing elbow in the ninth inning and had to depart the game. He received an X-ray following the game, but it came back clean. It's unclear if Eveland will need a few days before he's ready to return to action.

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